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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Equal Pay for Equal Work #EqualPayDay

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               "Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got." Janis Joplin As women, sometimes we compromise ourselves because we believe that is easier than fighting for what is right. Too often we allow ourselves to accept less than we're entitled to. We believe that fighting for ourselves is too much trouble and we also believe that the cost for accepting less is not that big of a deal. After all, why should we negotiate a higher salary when we have received a good offer?' We should negotiate because failure to do so can interfere with our ability to live the type of life that we would like to live. We should negotiate for our family's sake. This week I had the good fortune of attending a luncheon and hearing a speech by Lilly Ledbetter .  Mrs. Ledbetter was the plaintiff in a landmark employment law case and has become an advocate for working women. Her efforts led to congress passing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act . Mrs. Ledbet